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GA 340 | Modernizing TWI with Ryan Weiss

By Jessica Bush Updated on October 8th, 2020

This week’s guest is Ryan Weiss. Ryan, a lean consultant, shared his approach to optimizing performance. He and Ron also discussed the modernization of TWI, and how different learning styles play a role. A MP3 audio version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn: 

  • The quote that inspires Ryan (3:29)
  • Ryan’s background (5:06)
  • His work with a psychologist (7:50)
  • The People + Process + Purpose formula for Performance (10:23)
  • Ryan’s TWI project (16:13)
  • The Plant Performance Package (20:53)
  • Ryan’s take on cultural differences and continuous improvement (22:16)
  • Varying issues Ryan has noticed (26:23)
  • Ryan’s advice for those getting started (29:50)

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What Do You Think?

How else could TWI be modernized?

  1. Ryan Weiss

    November 6, 2020 - 3:01 pm

    Thank you for having me on the Gemba Academy podcast! It was an honor.

  2. Chrisza

    September 7, 2022 - 11:43 am

    Very informative! Ryan has a lot of insights and is a smart guy. He is an experienced man and you will never regret listening to this episode. I will surely recommend this to my colleagues because for sure your time will never be wasted.

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